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Sep 24, 2010 4:00am EDT
ripped off. >> our guest, congressman anthony wiener. all the news and commentary now on "countdown." >> the people that i trust are the people at the gold line. >>> good evening from new york. on this program last night, we revealed a list. that list is growing of massive, global well-known multibillion dollar companies whose owners benefit from so-called small business tax cuts republicans want to extend for the richest 2% of persons. president obama wants congressional democrats to take a stand so if republicans filibuster in the senate americans could see congressional democrats extending to extend just the middle tax cuts that benefit everybody but the rich. and also to see republicans holding those tax cuts hostage to extort the extension of the small business in name only tax cuts. this would also prevent republicans from campaigning on the slogan that democrats are letting taxes go up next year. it was a move widely seen as the democrats last real chance. poll after poll has shown voters in battleground states would back the democrats. in our fifth story tonight, none of tha
Sep 29, 2010 3:00pm EDT
. peter king, anthony wiener. remember that back and forth with those guys? there you see nancy pelosi announcing that 266 to 160 the house 9/11 health bill has, indeed, passed. so that's good news for a lot of those workers. >>> and developing right now, let's look at live pictures from richmond, virginia. that's where president obama is about to speak at the southampton recreation association, talking tax cuts, the deficit. wrapping up this four-state tour aimed at rallying democrats. we'll let you know when that's going on. >>> and the tea party. it's a political force, even the president says it can't be ignored. our new poll suggests that movement is gaining steam. 42% of those polled said the tea party is a good thing for politics. only 18% said it's a bad thing. sal russo has been a republican consulta consultant. he's chief strategist for the tea party express. good to see you. thanks very much for joining us. >> thanks for having me. >> you have been called either the karl rove of the tea part y which is the chief tactician and chief financier. how do you see yourself? >> well
Sep 29, 2010 5:30pm PDT
congressman anthony wiener went into a furious rant aimed for opponents for holding up the bill. >> it's republicans wrapping their arms around republicans rather than doing the right thing on behalf of heroes. it is a shame. a shame. >> and he got action. the senate is expected to take up the bill after the election. and there was a human tragedy that we heard about today, which has an important lesson for all of us and our children. a young boy with a violin, leaving behind the message about kids and callousness and wounds we cannot see. lindsay davis has the story. >> reporter: at rutgers university, freshman dharun robby had an idea to be a peeping tom. he used a webcam to spy on his roommate. what he saw, he of broadcast live across the internet. his roommate was having a sexual encounter with a male student. he tweeted roommate asked for the room until midnight. i went into molly's room. and turned on my webcam. i saw him making out with a dude. yay. his roommate an accomplished violinist, 18-year-old tyler clementi, an accomplished violinist. the invasion proved to be too much f
Sep 30, 2010 5:30am EDT
-160 with 17 republicans joining democrats after months of a partisan battle. congressman anthony wiener ranted against republicans back in july for voting against this measure. >> it's republicans wrapping their arms around republicans rather than doing the right thing on behalf of the heroes. it is a shame, a shame. if you believe this is a bad idea to provide health care, then vote no. but don't give me the cowardly view that, oh, if it was a different procedure -- the gentleman will observe regular order and sit down! >> republicans argued democrats used a rule change to make it harder to pass the bill the first time in order to avoid letting republicans offer amendments but they finally took care of that business. good for them for finally doing it. >>> this morning's "new york times" reports that pakistan closed a vital transit link for nato forces today in apparent retaliation for attack by coalition helicopters on a pakistani security post hours earlier. according to a pakistani official, trucks and oil tankers for nato and american troops fighting in afghanistan were stopped just north
Sep 30, 2010 7:00pm EDT
on the front page telling obama to go to hell. >> reporter: and democrats like congressman anthony wiener have boiled over, too. >> the gentleman will observe regular order and sit down! i will not! >> reporter: in this anger fueled political environment -- >> you know what? it's people who raise their voices and yell and scream like you that are dividing this country. we're here to bring this country together, not to divide it. >> repter: analysts say voters will choose to igne personal flaws or questionable credentials. >> when voters want to make a statement about their discontent, they will cross a lot of hurdles to do it, no question about that. >> reporter: first-time candidates sti get hit with old school political attacks. in california's race for governor, republican meg whitman has been accused oemploying an illegal immigrant in her home. gloria allred says the woman knew she was undocumented. whitman denies that. >> i think this is a typical political stunt led by gloerial allred, who does this about every election cycle. >> as soon as somebody starts name calling me, i know essenti
Sep 25, 2010 10:00pm EDT
this was in fact a terrorism hoax. >>> it was just about two months ago when congressman anthony wiener made headlines on the house floor. he was lashing out about a failed 9/11 health bill and now house democratic leaders say they're bringing the issue back to the floor next week. here's more. >> reporter: the first time around, the bill caused more screaming and booing on&controversy on the house than we have seen in years. the bill would allot $7.5 billion to compensate residents and first responders from health problems allegedly breathing in the fumes around the world trade center on 9/11. thousands of firefighters, police officers and construction workers have sued over their exposure and later health problems. democratic leaders brought us to the house floor and? in late july. meaning republicans could not add amendments and the bill died. and that brought on the finger pointing and this. >> you could pass this bill if you wanted to and you're in control and have the power and the responsibility. >> it's republicans wrapping their arms around and rather than doing the right thing on b
Sep 7, 2010 12:05am EDT
sent new york representative anthony wiener almost completely over the edge. >> you vote in favor of something if you believe if it's the right thing. if you believe it's the wrong thing, you vote no. i will not yield to the gentleman, and the gentleman will observe regular order. >> jimmy: i've seldom seen such an angry weiner on television. it was quite a performance, and when i was watching it, i couldn't help but wonder if he got some inspiration from a speech-making point of view, from the late, great senator robert byrd of west virginia. >> gentleman gets up and yells, he's going to intimidate people into believing he is right. he is wrong. the gentleman is wrong. >> barbaric. >> it is a shame! a shame! >> barbaric! >> you should urge them to vote yes, something the gentleman has not done. >> barbaric. >> jimmy: it's like they're the same guy. [ applause ] he -- there was a report yesterday that 16-year-old justin bieber was working on a memoir called "justin bieber, first step to forever, my story." and again, he's 16. and here's the thing. i feel like i'm too young. to wri
Sep 30, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >> an allegation has been made that mult mel sources in both parties, anthony wiener, dick morris and other democrats have made it very clear, even axelrod, that they should answer that in fact this is serious, this is an impeachable offense, according to dick morris and i think that brings back the whole nixonian question, what was done wrong, it's about the cover-up. >> do you believe there was any impeachable offense involved in white house conversations or alleged conversations with joe sestak? the democratic for the state of pennsylvania. >> that investigation has been pretty well been completed. it's not an alleged allegation now that we have e-mails and conversations with joe sestak and with romanov. what we're trying to get to the bottom of in the next congress, is this business as usual. something that happened under what we believe probably happened under the bush administration and as governor rendell says well you don't change everything. will the american people want us to change that, to quit in the future, using taxpayer dollars and positions? to influence primary events. or
Sep 10, 2010 6:00pm EDT
think, karen. >> i wouldn't put this in the category. i thought anthony's wiener's expression of passion was particularly warranted. this is more like howard dean. it was his undoing. howard dean when del that rebel yell at the end. >> that was unfair. that was so unfair that howard dean got shafted for that. i'd like a little exuberance in a politician. >> do you want this guy anywhere near the button, really? >> i like him. i like governor christie too, a guy who says what he believes for a change. sounds like ed and me on the radio show. we get passionate >> he needs a drug test. >> all right. karen and heidi, great to have you with us tonight. have a great weekend. thanks so much. >>> up next, the president has been desperately trying to keep the country focused on the economy and jobs. but all week -- but it just keeps getting dragged into the mud because of this koran-burning threat. i think that people closest to the president have put him in a real untenable position. they've got to, in my opinion, answer for it.'s joan walsh joins me in the locker room next. it's f. en
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Sep 25, 2010 4:00pm EDT
democrat anthony wiener letting loose when the bill came up the first time back in july. take a listen. >> if you believe this is a bad idea to provide health care, then vote no! but don't give me the cowardly view that oh, if it was a different procedure, the gentleman will observe regular order and sit down! >> julie: now house leaders saying they will bring the issue back next week for a second vote. looking for bipartisan for. now more. >> the first time around this caused more controversy on the floor of the house than we've seen in years. and it's coming up again next week. the bill would allot 7 1/2 billion dollars to compensate residents and first responders with health problems allegedly stemming from breathe not guilty fumes around ground zero. police and construction workers have sued over the exposure and later health problems. democratic leaders brought it to the house floor in late july under a procedure requiring a super majority, meaning republicans couldn't add amendments and the bill died. that brought on the finger pointing and this. >> you couldn't pass this bill if
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Sep 9, 2010 9:00am EDT
of gesticulating. bill: peter king and anthony wiener. bickering like two new yorkers fighting for a taxi. a passionate debate over a 9/11 health care act, said to provide ground zero first responders with medical coverage, a big deal. democrats and republicans are blaming each other for not passing the bill and hence the show down you watched there, from a month ago and democrats say the bill will come up for another vote the week of september 20. no doubt we'll call our two favorite new york congressmen, come on back, 10 minutes past the hour. martha: and in this case it's not just business, folks, it is personal. president obama directly attacking house leader -- minority leader john boehner, was that a wise decision? we'll talk about that. >> the former president bush commenting on president obama and the administration's policy but didn't say what you would expect them to say. and... >> she's an autistic child and you are singling them out and i said, autism is not a word on the sign, ma'am and she looked at me, and she said, i can't even believe you take him in public. martha: quite
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